Ports set to go green

By Stockton Ports | June 14, 2008 2:36 PM ET

STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Ports are proud to be hosting their first ever "Ports Go Green" Night at Banner Island Ballpark on Saturday. During their game with the Inland Empire 66ers, the Ports will welcome in local businesses to help promote green awareness and environmental issues.

The night will be centered on a business expo consisting of environmentally-conscious and "Green Friendly" businesses. All fans in attendance will receive a special Ports Go Green Booklet. Ports players will also be wearing commemorative green hats that will be auctioned off during the game. Ports Go Green Night is presented by The City of Stockton.

Beginning on Saturday night, Banner Island Ballpark will be furnished with recycling bins courtesy of Youth Build San Joaquin for all aluminum, plastic, and glass products. A new program will also debut through Searchwithstocktonports.com that will allow our fans to recycle their old cell phones and receive great prizes.

Business participating in Ports Go Green:

City of Stockton
California Water Service
Defenders of Wildlife
The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce's Green Team San Joaquin
FGL Environmental
SIMS Metal
Aqua Planet
WGR Southwest
Youth Build San Joaquin
REC Solar
Service Master
BTA Solar
Graphics West

A small number of seats remain for Saturday night's game. For tickets, visit the Ports Box Office or visit stocktonports.com. To find out more ways the Ports are going green, contact the Ports front office at (209) 644-1900.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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